No. S077219.

107 Cal.Rptr.2d 149 (2001)

25 Cal.4th 688

23 P.3d 43

Daniel GRISET et al., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. FAIR POLITICAL PRACTICES COMMISSION, Defendant and Respondent.

Supreme Court of California.

May 24, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Bopp, Coleson & Bostrom, James Bopp, Jr.; Reed & Davidson, Darryl R. Wold, Dana W. Reed, Bradley W. Hertz and Rondi J. Walsh, Los Angeles, for Plaintiffs and Appellants.

Bell, McAndrews & Hiltachk, Charles H. Bell, Jr., Santa Monica; Law Offices of Lowell Finley and Lowell Finley, Berkeley, for California Political Attorneys Association as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Plaintiffs and Appellants.

Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Susan R. Oie, Deputy Attorney General; Steven G. Churchwell, Liane Randolph and Deborah Maddux Allison, for Defendant and Respondent.

James K. Hahn, City Attorney (Los Angeles), Pedro Echeverria, Chief Assistant City Attorney, Mark L. Brown and Anthony Saul Alperin, Assistant City Attorneys; Jayne W. Williams, City Attorney (Oakland); Louise Renne, City Attorney (San Francisco); and Joan R. Gallo, City Attorney (San Jose) for Cities of Los Angeles, Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose as Amici Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Respondent.

Richard L. Hasen, Los Angeles, for California Professors, the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, CALPIRG and the Center for Governmental Studies as Amici Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Respondent.

Daniel C. Manatt for Common Cause of California, League of Women Voters of California, Californians for Political Reform Foundation and Voters Rights 2000 as Amici Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Respondent.


Government Code section 843051 requires candidates for public office, and individuals or groups supporting or opposing a candidate or ballot measure, to identify themselves on any mass mailings they send to prospective voters. In Griset v. Fair Political Practices Com. (1994) 8 Cal.4th 851, 855, 35 Cal.Rptr.2d 659, 884...


Uncompromising quality. Enduring impact.
Your support ensures a bright future for independent legal reporting.

As you are aware we have offered this as a free subscription over the past years and we have now made it a paid service.Look forward to your continued patronage.



Read it with your Leagle account.
Sign in to continue

Listed below are the cases that are cited in this Featured Case. Click the citation to see the full text of the cited case. Citations are also linked in the body of the Featured Case.

Cited Cases

  • No Cases Found

Listed below are those cases in which this Featured Case is cited. Click on the case name to see the full text of the citing case.

Citing Cases